Agenda | Next 7 Days

February 21, 2019
  • Violin students: Parent Observations

    February 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Crescendo

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  • School Spirit Day 2018-19

    February 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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February 22, 2019
  • Piano students: Parent Observations

    February 22, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Crescendo Room

    Parent Observations for Piano Students located in the Crescendo room. Please arrive by 5:00 pm.

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  • UE Storyteller Visit: Maria LoBiondo

    February 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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February 25, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Pasta with Marinara

    February 25, 2019

    Pasta with marinara sauce and parmigiana cheese. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • PSO BRAVO! Ensemble visit

    February 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    R Crescendo [Built In speakers, DVD player, Microphone, Projector, Pull down screen]

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February 26, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup

    February 26, 2019

    Grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Parent Coffee & Conversation

    February 26, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am
    R Infinity [Apple TV, Projector]

    (meeting before TASK begins) All Elementary and Middle School parents are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with the HOS and ask their questions re: the Middle School program

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  • TASK-Community Service Event

    February 26, 2019 @ 12:00 am - February 27, 2019 12:00 am

    Upper Elementary and Middle School students will assist parent volunteers in assembling 300 lunch bags for TASK.

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February 27, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Black Bean Burgers

    February 27, 2019

    Black bean burger with sweet potato fries. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    February 27, 2019

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  • Winter Fitness - MS

    February 27, 2019

    MS: 2:30-3:45pm Location: Crescendo

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  • Winter Fitness - LE, UE

    February 27, 2019

    LE Group #1: 9:00-9:45amUE Group #1: 10:00-10:45am UE Group #2: 11:00-11:45am LE Group #2: 1:30-2:15pm Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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About Princeton Montessori

Nurturing Potential. Igniting Passion.

The heart of our philosophy is not only to educate, but to develop a quest for lifelong learning and responsible, caring and capable individuals.

A Princeton Montessori School education creates the building blocks for a healthy and happy whole person and provides the foundation for a purposeful, responsible, and fulfilling life. We nurture the potential and ignite a passion for learning within each child.

Princeton Montessori School was founded in 1968 and is an independent, coeducational day school dedicated to the highest quality education of children, from infancy through middle school, according to the values and principles of the Montessori philosophy. Our community of approximately 200 families from the greater Princeton area is committed to providing a Montessori education for their children and shares the core values of our community.

Five cornerstone multi-age programs are offered: Infant (through 18 months), Toddler (through three years), Primary (through kindergarten), Elementary (through fifth grade), and Middle School (through eighth grade). Enriching before and after-school offerings and stimulating summer programs are also offered.

``We nurture the potential in each child. Our students learn to think critically, work collaboratively, and act boldly — a skill set for the 21st century and beyond. ``

Michelle Morrison

Head of School

“Princeton Montessori is the very epitome of the principles of Maria Montessori. The School offers a nurturing, creative, academic, and well-rounded development for each child. As a parent, we cannot offer our daughter a more valuable first gift.”

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Princeton Montessori School’s approach to education is centered around the following core values which guide our interactions with children every day:

Our teachers respect each child as a unique individual. We view children as naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully-prepared learning environment. It is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child.

We understand that not all children learn at the same pace. The Montessori curriculum is personalized to the needs of the student, which leads to children feeling confident in their abilities.

We believe that education is a partnership between families, parents, and the child. Parent education classes are conducted throughout the year to support parents.

Independence and competence lead to self-confidence. These are the first steps in developing creative thinkers and confident learners. These skills are nurtured and developed in all programs through hands-on learning experiences and guided practice for mastery.

Character development is a central focus within the curriculum. Peace and conflict resolution are practiced daily as children learn to be part of a warm, respectful, and supportive community.

Students are supported in becoming active seekers of knowledge. Education should be the lighting of a spark—igniting of a passion—from within. Children learn through hands-on activities and experiences, not through rote memorization. Teachers create purposeful environments where students have the freedom and the tools to pursue answers to their own questions.

Our Mission Statement

Princeton Montessori School is dedicated to developing passion and nurturing the potential in each child, through the values and principles of the Montessori philosophy. We promote intrinsic motivation, independence, social responsibility, and a love of learning so that as global citizens, our students can lead fulfilling lives and work to better the world.

What Sets Princeton Montessori Apart

Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

Led by a dedicated Head of School and engaged Board of Trustees

Staffed by a passionate team of faculty that surpasses the recommended teacher-to-student ratio set by the American Montessori Society (AMS)

Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

Committed to providing the best in Montessori education and 21st Century Learning

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Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age groupings at the elementary and middle school levels

 

Princeton Montessori School is authorized by The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11-16.

487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
609-924-4594

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